HMS Mahratta (G23)

Casualty List

Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Pennant: G 23 
Built by: Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Greenock, Scotland) 
Laid down: 18 Aug, 1941 
Launched: 28 Jul, 1942 
Commissioned: 8 Apr, 1943 
Complement: 236
Lost: 25 Feb, 1944 (Lt. Cdr. E.A.F. Drought, RN., DSC) (71-12'N, 13-30'E.) 1 torpedo Gnat from U-990. (Nordheimer). Only 16 men survived out of a crew of 236. 
History: HMS Mahratta was escorting convoy JW-57 when she was struck and sank within minutes.
Former name: HMS Marksman

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